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Activity at West Vent

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An aerial telephoto view of the western vent in Halema‘uma‘u crater on the morning of November 9. Spattering at the west vent occasionally reached above the level of the cone rim. The ponded lava within the cone was supplying lava to the lake from a tubed over spillway that is slightly elevated above the lava lake surface. USGS photo taken by B. Carr.


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